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4207 Walnut St
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19104

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4207 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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About The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College is a renowned for-profit private university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With its distinct focus on culinary arts, hospitality management, and business entrepreneurship, this four-year institution has garnered a significant reputation for its commitment to providing exceptional education in the field of culinary and hospitality arts.

Situated in the vibrant city of Philadelphia, Walnut Hill College benefits from its prime location in a city known for its rich culinary scene and robust hospitality industry. This proximity to a multitude of renowned restaurants, hotels, and cultural attractions provides students with invaluable opportunities for real-world experience and networking within the industry.

The university’s dedication to hands-on training sets it apart from other academic institutions. Unlike traditional theoretical learning environments, The Restaurant School encourages students to engage in practical experiences from day one. This immersive approach allows students to develop their culinary skills and hospitality expertise through a variety of immersive programs, including internships, workshops, and industry partnerships.

One of the distinctive features of The Restaurant School is its state-of-the-art facilities. Equipped with 15 teaching kitchens, demonstration theaters, and a fully functioning restaurant, students have the opportunity to refine their culinary techniques and learn in an environment that mirrors a professional kitchen. This blend of theory and practice ensures that graduates are well-prepared to meet the demands of the ever-evolving culinary and hospitality industries.

The academic programs at The Restaurant School provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the culinary arts and hospitality management. The curriculum is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to excel in various roles within the industry, such as executive chefs, restaurant managers, event planners, and food critics. Courses cover a wide range of topics, including culinary techniques, menu planning, restaurant operations, beverage management, culinary entrepreneurship, and hospitality marketing.

The faculty at The Restaurant School comprises experienced industry professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge and practical expertise to the classroom. With small class sizes, students benefit from personalized attention and mentorship from their instructors, fostering a supportive and collaborative learning environment.

Beyond academics, The Restaurant School offers a vibrant campus life that encourages students to explore their creative side and engage in extracurricular activities. From culinary competitions to student-run clubs and organizations, there are ample opportunities for students to showcase their talents, expand their networks, and immerse themselves in the culinary and hospitality community.

With its prime location in Philadelphia, The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College offers students a unique educational experience in the heart of a thriving culinary and hospitality industry. The university’s commitment to experiential learning, coupled with its state-of-the-art facilities and industry-experienced faculty, prepares students for successful careers in the field. Whether students aspire to become world-class chefs, innovative restaurateurs, or savvy hospitality managers, The Restaurant School provides the essential foundation for their culinary and hospitality dreams.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations